Best Action Movies of 1930


Hell's Angels

7.3/10 IMDB

In this aerial spectacle, brothers Roy and Monte Rutledge, each attending Oxford university, enlist with the Royal Flying Corps when World War I breaks out.

Starring: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow, Lucien Prival, Frank Clarke, Roy Wilson, Douglas Gilmore, Jane Winton, Marian Marsh ..
Directed by: Howard Hughes, Edmund Goulding, James Whale
Release date: 1930-11-15
Best Action Movies of 1930 : The Dawn Patrol

The Dawn Patrol

7.2/10 IMDB

World War I ace Dick Courtney derides the leadership of his superior officer, but he soon is promoted to squadron commander and learns harsh lessons about sending subordinates to their deaths.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Neil Hamilton, Frank McHugh, Clyde Cook, James Finlayson, Gardner James, William Janney, Edmund Breon, Howard Hawks ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1930-07-10
Best Action Movies of 1930 : True to the Navy

True to the Navy

6.6/10 IMDB

Ruby is a counter girl at the San Diego Soda Shop with a habit of being a girlfriend to Sailors stopping by. Things get a little zany when she sets her eyes on Bull's Eye McCoy a gunner who refuses to settle down.

Starring: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Harry Green, Rex Bell, Eddie Fetherston, Eddie Dunn, Ray Cooke, Harry Sweet, Adele Windsor, Sam Hardy ..
Directed by: Frank Tuttle
Release date: 1930-05-25
Best Action Movies of 1930 : Men Without Women

Men Without Women

5.9/10 IMDB

Navy divers clear the torpedo tube of a sunken submarine.

Starring: Frank Albertson, J. Farrell MacDonald, Warren Hymer, Walter McGrail, Stuart Erwin, John Wayne ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1930-02-08
Best Action Movies of 1930 : Scarlet Pages

Scarlet Pages

5.9/10 IMDB

Nora Mason becomes entangled in a family mix-up of murder and scandal that threatens to ruin her career and entire future; Unless the mother she does not know can find a way to save her.

Starring: Elsie Ferguson, Marian Nixon, John Halliday, Grant Withers, Daisy Belmore, William B. Davidson, Jean Laverty, Wilbur Mack, Charlotte Walker, Neely Edwards ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1930-09-27
Best Action Movies of 1930 : Ingagi


5.0/10 IMDB

An expedition enters an area of the Congo jungle to investigate reports of a gorilla-worshipping tribe.

Starring: Sir Hubert Winstead, Daniel Swayne, Arthur Clayton, Louis Nizor, Charles Gemora ..
Directed by: William Campbell
Release date: 1930-03-15
Best Action Movies of 1930 : Renegades


5.2/10 IMDB

Four one-for-all and all-for-one privates in the French Foreign Legion are all in jail for disorderly conduct, but they break out and rejoin their regiment and fight off a band of marauding Arabs, and are soon in Casablanca getting decorated by the French Minister of War. Deucalion spots Eleanor, a spy who had done him dirt and after tangling with the local gendarmes, they take her and head back for Morocco where they are charged with desertion, and have to go out and defeat some more marauding natives, and dodge the machine-gun fire directed at them by the highly-displeased Eleanor, and one thing just follows another.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Noah Beery, Gregory Gaye, George Cooper, Bela Lugosi, C. Henry Gordon, Noah Beery Jr., Maurice Black, Colin Chase ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1930-10-26
Best Action Movies of 1930 : Burning Up

Burning Up

5.7/10 IMDB

Racecar-driver Lou Larrigan gets mixed up with a crooked gang of racetrack promoters, and is in love with Ruth Morgan, whose father is marked as a victim by the gang.

Starring: Richard Arlen, Mary Brian, Francis McDonald, Sam Hardy, Charles Sellon, Tully Marshall, Irving Bacon, Clara Blandick, Robert Dudley, Broderick O'Farrell ..
Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland
Release date: 1930-02-02
Best Action Movies of 1930 : The Sea Bat

The Sea Bat

5.3/10 IMDB

The sister of a sponge diver killed by a stingray loves an escaped convict posing as a priest.

Starring: Raquel Torres, Charles Bickford, Nils Asther, George F. Marion, John Miljan, Boris Karloff, Gibson Gowland, Edmund Breese, Mathilde Comont, Mack Swain ..
Directed by: Lionel Barrymore, Wesley Ruggles
Release date: 1930-07-05
Best Action Movies of 1930 : Pardon My Gun

Pardon My Gun

4.5/10 IMDB

Ted is riding for Pa Martin against Cooper in the big race. When Cooper has his men capture Ted, Peggy overhears them and sets out to free Ted in time for the race.

Starring: Tom Keene, Sally Starr, Mona Ray, Lee Moran, Robert Edeson, Hank MacFarlane, Tom MacFarlane, Harry Woods, Abe Lyman ..
Directed by: Robert De Lacey
Release date: 1930-10-05

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